Leeway Cottage

Product Details
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
5.3 X 8.02 X 1.08 inches | 0.72 pounds

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About the Author

Beth Gutcheon is the critically acclaimed author of the novels, The New Girls, Still Missing, Domestic Pleasures, Saying Grace, Five Fortunes, More Than You Know, Leeway Cottage, and Good-bye and Amen. She is the writer of several film scripts, including the Academy-Award nominee The Children of Theatre Street. She lives in New York City.


"[E]nthralling . . . triumphant and true." -- Boston Globe

"Absorbing...Daring...Gutcheon has strong narrative skills." -- New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice

"Pure storytelling...[Gutcheon's] characters and settings are alive, sparkling with deft touches of period detail...riveting...vibrant." -- New York Newsday

"A remarkably rich and emotionally jarring novel filled ultimately with hope." -- Pages Magazine

"A great drama, cinematically told...[Gutcheon] writes elegantly about the complex bonds of family." -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"A gentle, even tender book. Every reader will be wiser for it." -- BookPage

"A good old-fashioned, all-encompassing read, with tears and smiles guaranteed." -- Library Journal

"Compelling...Ambitious...Gutcheon's insights are...keen, her sympathy for all her characters...contagious." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Charting a marriage against the backdrop of a tumultuous century, Gutcheon writes evocatively of love and war." -- Publishers Weekly

"Gutcheon's tale is more than just a story of a marriage; it's a metaphor for an era." -- Booklist

"Stirring...The World War II saga anchors the novel, giving it resonance beyond the family dramas Gutcheon tells so well." -- Los Angeles Times

"A rich saga of an American family told with moving clarity." -- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"A compelling and deeply felt reading experience." -- Times Leader